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Police Truck by Dead Kennedys

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POLICE TRUCK   by Dead Kennedys
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  (words Biafra, music Biafra/Ray)


First the riffs used in the song:
("10" means ten everywhere except in the Riff 2 and in the solo)


 Riff 1   Riff 2       Riff 3   Riff 4   Riff 5

e 6-6-7-7-  -------- --------  7-7-6-6-  --------  -------- --------
h --------  3--21--- 3310----  --------  --------  -------- --------
g --------  -------- --------  --------  2-2-3-3-  2b3----- 3b2-0---
d --------  -------- --------  --------  --------  -------- ------2-
a --------  -------- --------  --------  --------  -------- --------
e --------  -------- --------  --------  --------  -------- --------

 Riff 6       Riff 7       comp for Chord diagramE minorEm parts

e 10-98--- 10-10-87  -------- --------  -------- --------
h -------- --------  4---4--- 4---4---  -------- --------
g -------- --------  --3---3- --3---3-  -------- --------
d -------- --------  -------- --------  2-2-2-2- 2-2-2-2-
a -------- --------  -------- --------  2-2-2-2- 2-2-2-2-
e -------- --------  -------- --------  0-0-3-0- 0-0-3-0-

Intro:

e -------- -------- --------
h 3------- 2------- 1-------
g 2------- 1------- 0-------
d -------- -------- --------
a -------- -------- --------
e -------- -------- --------

 Chord diagramE minorEm                          Chord diagramD MajorD         Chord diagramE minorEm

e -------- -------- 7------- -10-9-8- 7------- --8-7-6- 5------- -------- ----
h 0------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- --3-2-1- 0---
g -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- ----
d -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- ----
a -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- ----
e -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- ----


Chord diagramE minorEm
Tonight's the night ....
We're going downtown gonna .....(Riff 1)
Your turn to drive ....
It's the late night ....(Riff 1)

    Chord diagramBB   Chord diagramBb majorBb  Chord diagramA augmentedA  Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramE minorEm
  And ride, ....(Riff 2)
   Chord diagramBB   Chord diagramBb majorBb Chord diagramBB Chord diagramE minorEm
  We ride, low__ri....(Riff 3) (Riff 3)
It's roundup time ....
We're gonna drag one ....(Riff 4)

  And ride.....(Riff 5)

Got a black ....
Playin' cops for real, .....(Riff 4)

  Let's ride....


Solo:

e -------- --------    --------
h -------- --------    --------
g -------- --------    --------
d -------- -------- (3x) 22110011 (4x)
a 22222222 1110-0--    --------
e -------- ------33    --------


e -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- --------
h -------- 32323234 54545454 -------- -------- 32323234 54545454
g 43434343 -------- -------- 21212123 43434343 -------- --------
d -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- --------
a -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- --------
e -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- -------- --------


e -------- --------
h 54545454 54545454
g -------- --------
d -------- --------
a -------- --------
e -------- --------


Chord diagramE minorEm  (Riff 3) (Riff 3)


Pull down your dress ....
Let's beat you blue ....(Riff 1)
Don't move, child ....
There's six of us, ....(Riff 1)

  And ride, ....(Riff 2)
  Let's ride, low....

  Chord diagramBB        Chord diagramBb majorBb      Chord diagramA augmentedA Chord diagramG+G
The left newspapers ....
    Chord diagramBB               Chord diagramBb majorBb   Chord diagramA augmentedA  Chord diagramG+G
But the guys at the station ....
Chord diagramBB    Chord diagramBb majorBb Chord diagramBB  Chord diagramD MajorD    Chord diagramBB        Chord diagramBb majorBb  Chord diagramA augmentedA
Dispatch calls "Are you ....
Chord diagramBB     Chord diagramBb majorBb Chord diagramBB Chord diagramD MajorD     Chord diagramBB Chord diagramBb majorBb  Chord diagramA augmentedA Chord diagramG+G
"No siree, Jack, ....

  As we ride, ....(Riff 2)
  As we ride, .....(Riff 6)
  As we ride.....(Riff 7)
  Let's ride, l.....

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2b3 means bending from 2 to 3 and 3b2 is releasing it.
I would be quite surprised if there weren't anything wrong with this
tab so if you think you know some part better, please let me know:
                              "
                         Juha Kivijarvi
                         [email protected]

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